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Alternate forms: Fox
Language(s): English
Date: 1915-1950
Type:Text
Extent: 18 folders
Description: This entry concerns materials relating to Speck's general study of Native American peoples, languages, and cultures east of the Mississippi, as well as to his activities as a consulted expert in the field. Includes Speck's miscellaneous notes on the southeast; notes on "tribal remnants" in the southeast; notes on shamanism in the northeast; notes on the 1941 symposium Man in Northeastern America; offprints, drafts, and synopses of the work of others, sometimes with Speck's notes, including several that were printed in Frederick Johnson's 1946 volume based on the symposium, Man in Northeastern North America; archaeological reports on southeastern pottery, mound sites, and the Georgia coast; a student's master's thesis on mound-builders; and letters from various correspondents regarding eastern Indian baskets, museum specimens, the sale of Indian art and specimens, the ethnohistory of the southeast, Indian place names, archaeological sites in Pennsylvania and Massachusetts, scapulimancy, copies of Indian treaties from a museum in Nova Scotia, and other topics.
Collection: Frank G. Speck Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.126)

Natchez
Language(s): English
Date: 1935 and undated
Type:Text
Extent: 3 folders
Description: The Natchez materials in the Frank G. Speck Papers consist of references found in 3 folders, all in Subcollection I, Series I, Section IV, "Southeast." In the "Archeaology" subsection, see Fewkes' article, "Southeastern Pottery." In that same Section, under Yuchi, see, IV(15H3) "Yuchi miscellaneous notes," which contains a Natchez reference. Finally, see IV(15J4), "Natchez -- a. Miscellaneous notes," containing Speck's miscellaneous notes on the Natchez in Oklahoma, which includes newspaper clipping photographs of men and women, "last members" of the Natchez tribe. Additional research in Speck's materials may reveal other references. Researchers are advised to use the "Find" function in their browser (usually Ctrl + F or Command + F) to locate instances of the culture term(s) in the finding aid for this collection.
Collection: Frank G. Speck Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.126)